• Thumbnails 320x160_0000_Thordon Bearings Joins World Ocean Council

    Thordon advises world ocean council on the need to resolve the operational oil issue

    Dec 05, 2016
    The representatives of international organisations, government agencies, industry and academia attending the World Ocean Council’s fourth Sustainable Ocean Summit last week were left in no doubt about the damage oil-lubricated propeller shaft systems are having on the marine environment.
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  • Thumbnails 320x160_0019_No Wear For RiverTough After More Than 20,000 Hours In Abrasive Alaskan Waters Part 2

    Tough Bearings and Seals for River Work To Be Showcased at International WorkBoat Show

    Nov 28, 2016
    Thordon Bearings will present their environmentally safe and long life RiverTough tailshaft bearings and TG100 shaft seals which were developed specially for workboats at the International Workboat Show, taking place in New Orleans this November/December.
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  • Thumbnails 320x160_0014_Sandy Thomson Recieves A SNAME Fellowship

    Sandy Thomson Recieves A SNAME Fellowship

    Nov 03, 2016
    At the opening session of the 2016 SNAME Maritime Convention in Bellevue, Washington, U.S.A., George A. (Sandy) Thomson has been elected a Fellow of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME). According to the Society, the grade of Fellow is accorded exclusively to “individuals who have made outstanding personal contributions to naval architecture, marine or ocean engineering, or allied disciplines through significant achievements in design, research, production, operation, education or associated management.”
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  • Thumbnails 320x160_0015_RiverTough Conversion Sees Impala Operations Unaffected by El Niño River Levels

    RiverTough Conversion Sees Impala Operations Unaffected by El Niño River Levels

    Oct 24, 2016
    Thordon Bearings has successfully completed the oil to water-lubricated tailshaft bearing conversions of the first four of 15 Impala Terminals Colombia-operated tug/tow boats. Impala Zambrano, the first of 15 triple-screw and twin-screw pusher boats scheduled for oil-to-water conversion, was retrofitted in July 2015 with a Thordon RiverTough bearing and TG100 shaft seal combination.
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  • Thumbnails 320x160_0031_Hornblower Flagship Replaces Seals With Thordon's Maintenance-Free TG100

    Hornblower Flagship Replaces Seals With Thordon's Maintenance-Free TG100

    Sep 19, 2016
    Thordon Bearings’ US West Coast Distributor, Pacific Marine Equipment has successfully completed the installation of a pair of TG100 mechanical propeller shaft seals to Hornblower Cruises & Events’ 1000-passenger capacity twin screw flagship, Inspiration Hornblower.
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  • Thumbnails 320x160_0059_Thordon Introduces Global Service & Support Concept

    Thordon Introduces Global Service & Support Concept

    Sep 06, 2016
    Canada’s Thordon Bearings has introduced a global service and support (GSS) service to assist ship owners, shipbuilders and repair yards with the installation, commissioning, maintenance and shaft/stern tube alignment services of the full range of oil and grease-free Thordon propeller shaft, rudder and deck equipment products.
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